Robert Melanson, 87, of Villa du Repos and formerly of Dieppe, passed away on Tuesday, September 19th, 2006 at his residence.
Born in Scoudouc, NB, he was the son of the late Casimir and the late Mathilde (née: Breau) Melanson.
He had retired from CN with over 34 years of service.
Mr. Melanson is survived by two daughters: Roberte (Pierre) Goguen of Notre Dame and Joanne (Brian) Fraser of Lower Coverdale; one son, Jean-Paul of Dieppe; 5 grandchildren: Mindy, Sara, Chad, Mathieu and Serge; 1 great grandson, Zachary as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Alma in 2005; two sisters: Zita and Lina and also by six brothers: Ernest, Emile, Elzie, Alcide, Vital and Raymond.
Visitation will be held from the Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, 857-1901, on Thursday, September 21st, 2006 from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm and also on Friday from 10 am until time of departure. Funeral mass will be celebrated from Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Roman Catholic Church, (Lakeburn), on Friday, September 22nd, 2006 at 11 am.
Interment in Notre-Dame du Calvaire Cemetery, Dieppe, NB